Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) from Western Wayne High School learned leadership skills, organizational skills and project ideas while attending the FCCLA Regional Leadership Meeting on October 25th at Reading Area Community College.
Members attended workshops on Leadership, Statewide Initiatives, Publicizing your Chapter, Safety, Family Consumer Sciences related topics, and State Officer Candidacy. During the meeting, local chapter members also learned about the PA FCCLA outreach project and the membership campaign.
Western Wayne members expressed enthusiasm toward returning to their chapter with great ideas and lots of motivation for a successful year.
WW Freshman, Ashley Small learned about FCCLA programs and competitions and stated “The workshop taught me about a useful planning process that will help me organize community events and achieve my future career plans.”
WW Sophomore Katarina Wood explained “I attended an FCCLA work session that gave me key strategies to balance my extracurricular and academic skills.”
Sinclaire Ogof, a WW Senior and Vice President of Membership, reported that “Twenty seven students attended the FCCLA Regional Leadership Meeting and our Western Wayne Chapter’s membership has tripled this year, totaling 52 students!”
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and addresses important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family & Consumer Sciences Education and Related Occupations.
FCCLA is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by members. It is the only national in-school organization with the family as its central focus. Participation in national programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities.